About this book
A broad and sweeping military history of the British soldier in India, focussing on the men who served in India and the women who followed them across that vast and dusty continent. It describes the imperial wars of the 18th century, through the bloody turmoil of the Mutiny and the frontier campaigns at the century's end. It examines Indian soldiering in peace and war, with its focus on the experience of ordinary soldiers.
From bestselling author of 'Tommy' and 'Redcoat', the rich history of the British soldier in India from Clive to the end of empire considered to be the jewel in Britain's imperial crown.